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Barns of Hempriggs, chambered cairn 550m SSE of

A Scheduled Monument in Wick and East Caithness, Highland

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Latitude: 58.4049 / 58°24'17"N

Longitude: -3.0938 / 3°5'37"W

OS Eastings: 336176

OS Northings: 946801

OS Grid: ND361468

Mapcode National: GBR L6QJ.3GB

Mapcode Global: WH6DV.F0ZJ

Entry Name: Barns of Hempriggs, chambered cairn 550m SSE of

Scheduled Date: 24 July 1934

Last Amended: 22 March 2005

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM455

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric ritual and funerary: chambered cairn

Location: Wick

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Wick and East Caithness

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